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2500 Binjiang Dadao, Shanghai, China (Lujiazui)
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Ranked #595 of 12,598 Restaurants in Shanghai
Price range: $40 - $80
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Lujiazui
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: TAVOLA Shanghai Italian Dining is an idea venue for business entertainment, and for sharing the nice moments with friends. Even before you lost in the nice food and good wine, you will already feel slightly tipsy from the cool breeze over the water.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Shanghai, China
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We started dining at Tavola when Davide Care was still running the kitchen and they serve a good value delicious semi-buffet lunch in the week. You start out with a buffet of soup and antipasti, choose a main dish and finish with a small dessert buffet. Davide always offered us Prosecco when he was around, but since he left for... More 

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Miami, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This is the only one real Italian in Shanghai Chef is Italian Always there Expensive but if you want a good restaurant you have to pay Service is amazing If you want a real Italian go there

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San Francisco, California
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362 reviews 362 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Great view of the Bund across the river, and a nice deck on a sunny day. Food is safe and well prepared, and the service was excellent. Our waiter was pretty entertaining and even brought us a complementary birthday dessert. All in all, a good time.

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Shanghai, China
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Went to Tavola last week, struggle to found the place and also thanks to the wrong direction from the staff it took almost 1 hour walking around the area before finally we reached the restaurant. :( Seated upstairs but unfortunately the outdoor area was closed that night, but still manage to get window seat so can still look outside for... More 

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

They gave us the wrong order, and then when confronted, said that they just assumed we'd want this week one instead even though they were out of the original! There was no apology at all. I wouldn't recommend that anyone eat here. Furthermore, when we made the reservation, they didn't state there was no brunch due to the holiday. So... More 

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Shanghai, China
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I had heard of Tavola on and off but never found time to check it out. We (the family) finally went this weekend. At first glance the ala-carte menu looked way over priced. We opted for the buffet lunch menu which had what looked like nice options to pick a main course from a decent selection cooked to order. So... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We walked down from our hotel looking for somewhere easy to get dinner; and stumbled across Tavola, an Italian restaurant. We were welcomed by extremely friendly staff, and not having a reservation was no problem. We sat overlooking the river watching the cruise boats (delightful in itself) and were treated to breads and nibbles to start off with. Our dinner... More 

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Shanghai, China
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We found this restaurant by accident as we were wandering along the riverside on a Saturday afternoon. Nice interior and good english-speaking staff. Food quality was flawless. We will return.

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Woodbridge, Connecticut
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107 reviews 107 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

we went to this restaurant because it was pouring outside and were seeking refuge. We were greeted by smiling faces and a warm welcome. The restaurant is sleek and stylish, and the river views are great. We loved the carpaccio, and the Daniella ham with honey truffle oil was amazing. Great Italian food for a reasonable price.

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Shanghai, China
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

As a resident of Shanghai, this is one of my favorite restaurants to go to. It is a smaller sized restaurant, with modern furniture and a great standard. The food is excellent and the service is great. Their new chef "Alberto", is great and will even make food that is no longer on the menu. I go here with my... More 

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Address: 2500 Binjiang Dadao, Shanghai, China
Phone Number: 021-20228288
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Lujiazui
Average Prices: USD 40 - 80
Cuisine: Italian

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